On 20 Nov 2009 "Gerald Dodson" <gerald.dodson(a)argonet.co.uk> wrote:
November 15 version:
On first accessing the BBC weather site the part of the page
shown is blank and there is a error occurs with a png. Stepping down
results in the image on the lower part of the page being shown and on
returning to the top part that appears correctly.
So far I have not had memory problems but with this version I have
message to say Netsurf running short.
Only ignorant ones from someone who doesn't understand the
This is with RISC OS 5.14 and NetSurf r9677 and broadband.
The BBC sites in general seem to be getting more and more bloated. The
BBC front page, which I have as my home page, with its 100+ images
(really needed?) takes 25 seconds or so to load, and I can no longer
edit it significantly. It takes quite a time to load in Windows
Firefox, too, though I haven't timed it.
I've given up on the BBC weather sites, for just the reason that
Gerald mentions. The Metcheck sites (try
for instance) seem to work better, though this had just taken 35
seconds to load, but hasn't made huge inroads into memory.
I suspect this is all the fault of the BBC web-people, but I wonder
what the experts have to say?
With best wishes,
Peter, \ / zfc Yb \ Prestbury, Cheltenham, Glos. GL52
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